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Opening access to scholarly research

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Title: Opening access to scholarly research
Author: Colenbrander, Hilde; Morrison, Heather; Waller, Andrew
Subject Keywords Open access;Scholarly communication;Institutional repositories;Open journal systems;Public Knowledge Project
Issue Date: 2008-06-06
Abstract: This presentation provides a basic description of open access and a very brief description of the crisis in scholarly communications which created the need for expanded access. Open access initiatives in western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta) are discussed, including institutional repository developments, the Public Knowledge Project's Open Journal Systems, and digitization projects of academic, public, and special libraries.
Affiliation: Arts, Faculty ofLibrary, Archival and Information Studies, School of
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/870
Peer Review Status: Unreviewed
Scholarly Level: Faculty

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